Only Dell delivers next-generation servers specifically designed to reduce complexity. Our production environment utilizes top-of-the-line, rack-mounted Dell PowerEdge series servers.
- Dell PowerEdge 2850 servers with Dual Xeon processors used as Exchange and Web servers
- Dell PowerEdge 1850 servers with Dual Xeon processors used for the front-end components, such as OWA, SMTP, DNS, and Domain Controllers
Our stand-alone servers and server groups are configured in a load balanced "farm" which provide web services. All web servers run IIS on Windows 2000/2003 servers, and Windows application servers grouped into farms operate Windows Server 2003 and Terminal Services.
Nightly tape backup to Dell LTO devices enhance security and dependability.
Redundant Internet Connections Through Tier One Providers
ITSP connects to the Internet via redundant central hubs from MCI-UUNET and AT&T.
Network Security with Managed Firewall
Cisco PIX dedicated firewall appliances protect our servers. The market-leading Cisco PIX Security Appliance Series delivers robust user & application policy enforcement, and multivector attack protection all in easy-to-deploy solutions. These purpose-built appliances provide multiple integrated security and networking services to IT Solutions Now.
Local Area Network with Cisco Catalyst Switches
IT Solutions Now uses Cisco Catalyst switches with 1 gigabit ethernet connections to each server. Cisco switches help maximize network value by providing optimal support for the platform requirements.